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The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground

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476 Hwy 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514 (Formerly The Abominable Snowmansion)
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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

WE reserved this hotel through Expedia. It was very difficult to locate due to ignorance of the front desk clerks. Other than that negative, it is a different kind of hotel. You will fill like you are staying with an extended family at vacation home. Very nice food home cooking by Rosa. The owner Abu or Amu (Sorry) a wonderful... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a great location and wants to be family friendly and welcoming to people of diverse backgrounds and ages. Unfortunately it is just not clean. We were going to stay in a teepee and found it covered in bugs, we definitely would have been better off just camping in our tent. The hostel rooms are fine, but thin... More 

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Placentia, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Close to the resort, easy to hitch hike up, comfortable, free breakfasts and healthy $5 dinners. Nice common area around a fireplace. Next door to a small grocery. I've stayed in many ski hostels, and this is more than adequate.

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Wairoa, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Ideal low cost accommodation for skiing Taos Valley. 200 yards from free shuttle 10-15 mins to mountain or an easy hitch ( locals are extremely friendly ) Breakfast included, a communal evening meal ($5-$15 donation), or use one of two kitchens. Heaps of interesting people to talk to. Bar, two lunch & two evening restaurants plus small organic food shop... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

I stayed for 5 days and opted for a top bunk experience. After a fresh snowfall this unique social oriented lodging accommodation provided a gambit of adventure. From 5 am snowplow drive bys , early morning de-icing of your car and breakfast preparation in the kitchen or joining in on a provided meal, this place made me adjust to winter... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins out back for two night and it was just perfect! Taos Ski Valley was just opening and the location was super convenient. The owners and staff are friendly, helpful and super knowledgable about the area. The group meals were a definite bonus! When we return to Taos, we'll be staying at the Snowmansion.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Outside of the busy city of Taos, nestled in an organic garden and surrounded by restaurants, galleries and unbelievable beauty, this was a surprising find. This is a hostel so you can share a room, have a private ensuite room in the main lodge, or sleep in a teepee, or even pitch a tent. There is kitchen usage and communal... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I spent four nights at the snow mansion hostel in late August. From the moment I walked in I felt welcome and included by the great group of young people who were staying and working at the hostel. My reservation was actually for only two nights but I decided to stay on longer since I was having such a great... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We have been on the road four weeks by the time we rolled into Taos. We didn't want to pay 3 star prices for 1 star accommodations in Taos, so we decided to do something different and try the hostel. So glad we did. Very peaceful, good vibes from fellow guests. The staff are knowledgeable and welcoming. My kids loved... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

This was such an experience! We stayed on a couple mattresses inside the teepee. Perfect outdoor sleeping weather. Plenty of blankets as it does get cold even in August. Amazing views of the sky, especially with the full moon. Staff was friendly and into the self-sustaining lifestyle. Great sense of community and we enjoyed hanging out with the group by... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World Famous! We are great lodging for all ages! Private Rooms, Cabins, Tipis and Dorm Beds Available! We've welcomed individuals, couples, families and groups since 1973! We look forward to welcoming you! Located in the village of Arroyo Seco, featuring an array of great breakfast, lunch and dinner choices, a health food store, shops, art galleries and nightlife. The Taos Ski Valley, the historic Taos Plaza, the Taos Pueblo, the Rio Grande Gorge and the Hot Springs are all minutes away. Angel Fire, Sipapu, Red River, Ojo Caliente, Ghost Ranch, Philmont Boy Scout Ranch are all within easy driving distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground

Address: 476 Hwy 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514 (Formerly The Abominable Snowmansion)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Arroyo Seco
Price Range: $66 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
The Abominable Snowmansion Hotel Arroyo Seco
The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground Arroyo Seco, Taos County, NM
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